'Rabid' diaspora? Role of Ukrainian Canadians in defining policy toward aggressive Russia

14:00, 02 February 2016
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov recently said the Canadian government had been blindly adhering to the demands of 'rabid representatives' of the Ukrainian diaspora, prompting a flood of social media posts from Ukrainians across the world who proudly began using the hashtag #RabidUkrainianDiaspora, according to Ukraine Today.

Paul Grod, the President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, sat down with Ukraine Today to provide insight into the attitudes of Ukrainians in Canada.

He was visiting Kyiv as part of a Canadian delegation including members of parliament and Foreign Minister Stephane Dion.

See unian.info’s video section for more of the latest news from Ukraine in video from Ukraine Today, Ukraine’s 24-hour English-language news channel.

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